Cablevision expands free Wi-Fi

20 Oct 2008

The New York-based cable network operator Cablevision Systems has doubled the size of its public wireless LAN network, deploying new access points in Long Island, Connecticut and Westchester, TradingMarkets reports. The firm is offering free Wi-Fi wireless internet access to its Optimum Online broadband cable customers via hotspots sited at high-traffic locations across parts of its service area in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Kevin Curran, senior vice president of wireless product development at Cablevision, commented: ‘Free and broadly available Wi-Fi access is already becoming a popular enhancement for our Optimum Online customers and a significant differentiator over our competitors.’

United States, Cablevision Systems (Optimum)